If you’re yearning to take mini-excursions and explore new destinations, you’re in luck. The Hudson Valley is brimming with exciting adventures and getaways. Here’s a sampling of the possibilities in the Valley and beyond!
Celebrate life’s meaningful moments
Located in a century-old former convent and chapel, The Abbey Inn & Spa emerges wholly renovated and re-imagined as the Hudson Valley’s premier retreat for today’s modern traveler. Perched high atop historic Fort Hill where Washington’s army set up a key lookout post in the Revolutionary War, The Abbey Inn & Spa features 42 unique guestrooms and suites, exquisite private event spaces, a full-service spa, and the Apropos farm-to- Table restaurant and bar. Nominated 3rd best new hotel in the US by USA Today and a multiple Best of Westchester winner, including best new hotel, new restaurant, new bar, best new place for business meetings, and rehearsal dinners, The Abbey Inn & Spa is the ideal venue for celebrating all of life’s meaningful moments in northern Westchester and the lower Hudson River Valley.
The Abbey Inn & Spa
900 Fort Hill Rd
Experience a warm welcome
More than sun and surf, your winter destination of Indian River County and Vero Beach offers a warm welcome with a rich diversity of cultural events and activities for all ages. On stage, enjoy professional theatre, dance, and ballet; in concert, touring bands, jazz, classical, opera, symphonic, and chamber music; fine art in museums and galleries; and lecture series, authors, and poetry readings. Let the Cultural Council of Indian River County be your Cultural Concierge planning a day, a weekend, or a month or visit either our online Cultural Calendar or 2021-2022 Cultural Arts Guide.
Cultural Council of Indian River County
1216 21st St, Suite 101
Vero Beach, FL
Surrounded by the splendor of the Catskill Mountains and the Esopus Creek, the Emerson Resort & Spa is a hidden treasure located a mere two hours from Manhattan. You don’t need to be an overnight guest to explore the Emerson. Book a treatment at the nature-inspired spa, get some retail love at The Shops at Emerson, see the Kaleidoshow at the World’s Largest Kaleidoscope, or enjoy a meal at the Emerson’s signature restaurant, Woodnotes Grille. Overnight guests can choose from the cozy comfort of the Lodge or the spacious rooms of the contemporary Inn. Dogs are welcome at this ideal road trip getaway.
Emerson Resort & Spa
5340 Rte 28
Enjoy old-world Parisian chic paired with modern comforts
Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck is reminiscent of an old-world chic Parisian Hotel, yet with all the modern comforts that today’s travelers expect. Rest and restore within the spa featuring a European-style Resting Area, Aqua Terrace with thermal pool, eucalyptus-infused steam room, and Himalayan salt sauna. Indulge in a decadent meal at Willow By Charlie Palmer, also open to the public. Or relax in the luxurious guestrooms, featuring a Juliette balcony, cozy fireplace, and a clawfoot soaking tub. Located right in the heart of Rhinebeck, it is the perfect place to rebalance one’s life through a restful, yet inspiring experience.
Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck
46 West Market St
Relish reinvigorating with winter fun
Don’t get stuck hibernating this winter — join us on the mountain as you revive and reset in the New Year. Spend the day visiting Mohonk Mountain House — book a Winter Sports Pass and get outside for a day of winter fun. Ice skate in our open-air pavilion, hike with MICROspikes, or when it snows, go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on over 30 miles of groomed trails. Then warm up inside with a cocktail in our Carriage Lounge.
Mohonk Mountain House
1000 Mountain Rest Rd
The Roundhouse Restaurant serves modern American cuisine inspired by the agricultural richness of the Hudson Valley. Our menus highlight local farms, wineries, distilleries, and all of the amazing food and beverage craftsmen of the Hudson Valley. All of our tables have waterfall and creek views from the Roundhouse building’s floor-to-ceiling windows. Open Thursday through Monday, reservations are not required, but strongly suggested. Walk-ins are always welcome as space allows.
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